With Diane Dean-Epps’ unique sit-down stand-up style of writing, there’s no doubt she’s got the chops for comedic stardom. With the publication of her newest humor book, decorated fetchingly with pop art, Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny represents her fifth time out as a published author. Dean-Epps offers up laugh-out-loud, highly relatable stories from her travels and life that’ll make you feel as though you took every one of those trips with her, […]
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Last week, I sold an iPod that had been sitting around my house for five years, to a 20-something grandson of a friend. I’d never figured out how to use it, and it was time to move on.
Two months ago, I went to buy a new smart phone and when the young man behind the counter started talking in a language I didn’t understand (not Spanish or French —I’m talking about the language known as “Digital Technology”), […]
At a time when simply using the words “me too” and “times up” triggers anger, debate and, yes, trolls, non-profit organization The Syndrome Mag has decided this is exactly the right time to take action. One part social media movement, one part online magazine, and every bit humorous feminism, The Syndrome Mag’s mission is to empower women one laugh at a time.
The Syndrome Mag got its start as a Facebook page in Italy. The page, […]
I had no idea what I should write about; then I looked down at my shredder and got inspired.
Printed along the top of the shredder is a picture of a paperclip with the universal red slash through it. Next to it is a picture of a hand, with the same universal sign. And I’m wondering who goes into an office and thinks, “Gee, I wonder if my hand will fit in the shredder?”
Our society has become so sue-crazy; […]
We’ve all been there. It’s 2 a.m., and you’ve finally finished your masterpiece. At this point, you just want to check it off the list as done.
The problem is that there will always be some errors. Even the savviest writers and editors mess up, so it’s natural and should be expected. However, because you know this means that it is ever the more important to proofread your work for any grammar mistakes, spelling errors and the like. […]